Songwriters Showcase (Music)
With Ed Becker
Sun Aug 25th 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Linda Rondstadt “Heart Like A Wheel” from GREATEST HITS (Ekektra 1975) —Welcome, Rich alongside Linda Ronstadt announced that Parkinsons disease has robbed her of her magnificent voice, a tribute to what once was.Buy it!
Linda Rondstadt “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress” from GREATEST HITS (Ekektra 1975) —The 1st tune was by Anna Mcgarrigle and this ones by Jimmy Webb, 2 wonderful songwriters that Linda covered a lot.Buy it!
Linda Ronstadt “Please Remember Me,w/Aaron Neville” from Greatest Hits (Ekektra 1975) —We wish Linda the best and certainly will remember her and her great legacy of music, this ones a Rodney Crowell tune.Buy it!
Tom Russell “The Sky Above, The Mud Below” from Cowboy'd All to Hell (Frontera Records 2010) R —an internet request, always thought this great story by Tom would make a wonderful movie, make a request at songwritersBuy it!
Warren Zevon “Frank and Jesse James” from I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Rhino 1996) —Always looking for an excuse to play the late Warren Zevon, a perfect fit in the middle of this cowboy set from his Jackson Browne produced debut.Buy it!
The Band Of Heathens “Shotgun” from Sunday Morning Record (BOH Records 2013) N —Brand new, considering the title, they must have made it for my show, 1st release since the departure of original member Colin Brooks.Buy it!
The Waymores “Wilder Girl” from The Waymores (Waymores Records 2012) —An overlooked gem from earlier this year, Tom Kimmel, Don Henry, & Sally Barris make wonderful music together, this ones by Sally.Buy it!
Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche “When I'm at Your House (feat. Loudon Wainwright Iii)” from Fairytale and Myth (Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche 2013) —Lucy joined by her very talented parents, on a record filled with harmonies that can only be produced by a mother and daughter, great stuff !!Buy it!
Willie Sugarcapps “Energy” from Willie Sugarcapps (The Royal Potato Family www.royalpotatofamily.com 2013) —Anthony Crawford does this one from this folk super group featuring Will Kimbrough, Grayson Capps. Savanna Lee and Corky Hughs.Buy it!
Bill Chambers “Deckhands Daughter feat. Kasey Chambers (Live)” from Live at the Pub Tamworth (self 2013) —My current favorite release, Bill joined by Kasey on this James McMurtry classic is just one of many highlights on this amazing live performance.Buy it!
Shane Nicholson “After The Gold Rush” from Sleeping Dogs -Rarities (Gerence 2013) —Seemed like the right spot to feature Kasey Chanbers very talented spouse with a great take on this Neil Young tune.Buy it!
Drew Nelson “True and Fine” from Dusty Road to Beulah Land (Two Hearted Music 2009) —We conclude Rich's set with this great story from Drew Nelson, new to my ears, Rich always turns me on to new stuff, Thanks again, Rich.Buy it!
Terence Martin “Lost Hills” from lost hills (Good Dog Music 2005) —We're outta here, we send you home with the title song from the late Terrence Martins masterpiece, see you next week, thanks for listening.Buy it!
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